Catch Kelela as she brings her personal brand of black excellence to the Middle East Downstairs on 11/11.
Tagged Electronic, indie, kelela, lafawndan, Middle East Downstairs, noisey, preview, r&b, Solange, syd, take me apart, Vice
Boston pop-punkers Save Ends release single “Heavy Hearts” ahead of their 10/13 album, then answer a few questions about their own hearts.
The cornerstone of Boston’s expanding dance scene returns for its eighth year.
Tagged Avalon Emerson, Ben UFO, Brighton Music Hall, Clark, Com Truise, Dam Funk, Discwoman, Electronic, Harry Gustafson, House, Matrixxman, Middle East, Middle East Downstairs, Middlesex Lounge, Mmmmaven, Pantha du Prince, Princess Nokia, Soul Clap, techno, technology, Together, Umfang
Check some photos from Vundabar, Horse Jumper of Love and Mini Dresses at our show with Coach & Sons Olde Time Family Booking at the Middle East Downstairs!
Tagged Coach and Sons, coach and sons old time family booking, HJOL, horse jumper, Horse Jumper of Love, loren ipsum, mid east, mid east club, mid east down, mid east downstairs, Middle East, Middle East Club, Middle East Downstairs, Mini Dresses, Vundabar
The Boston Music Awards have announced the nominees for 2016, including Allston Pudding for Best Music Blog. Check out all the nominees here.
Tagged Allston, Animal Flag, Bad Rabbits, Bearstronaut, Ben Stas, Black Beach, BMA, bmas, Boston, boston hassle, Boston Music Awards, Brighton Music Hall, Club Passim, cousin stizz, Great Scott, Guestlisted, Guestlisted with Jed Gottlieb, House of Blues, illegally blind, Jesse Dee, Julie Rhodes, Killer Boom Box, lady pills, Marissa Nadler, Michael Christmas, Middle East, Middle East Downstairs, O'Briens, once ballroom, palehound, Paradise, Paradise Rock Club, Pile, PVRIS, Red Line Roots, Royale, Salem Wolves, speedy ortiz, The Ballroom Thieves, the hotelier, The Sinclair, TOAD, token, vanyaland, Vundabar
By Jennifer Usovicz So after disappointing your dad (again) on Father’s Day, fill the void by seeing your fave local basement bands. But get this, they are growing up and moving on to cooler joints like the Middle East Upstairs. June 19th, (this Sunday) Bat House returns to Boston from their tour adventures across the […]
Tagged Allston, basement show, Bat House, Daephne, Eau Claire, Falling, Jennifer Usovicz, Middle East Cambridge, Middle East Downstairs, Pompy, preview, Ricecrackers, skinny pigeons, Sports., Wisconsin
Review by Jenny Usovicz Photos by Christine Varriale There were many familiar faces at the Girlpool shows October 5 and October 6 at the Middle East in Cambridge, advice both in the crowd and on stage, purchase considering that opening acts IAN (10/5) and Gracie (10/6) are locals. I used to work with Gracie drummer […]
Tagged Cleo Tucker, Epoch Collective, Eskimeaux, Felix Walworth, Girlpool, gracie, Harmony Tividad, IAN, Jennifer Usovicz, Middle East Downstairs, Middle East Upstairs, Sam Potrykus, The Boston Hassle, told slant, Travis Hagan, When The World Was Big
The duo discusses Elliott Smith and safe spaces before their back-to-back Middle East shows.
Tagged Either/Or, Elliott Smith, Eskimeaux, Girlpool, gracie, IAN, Lauren Moquin, Middle East, Middle East Cambridge, Middle East Club, Middle East Downstairs, The Middle East Downstairs, told slant, Wichita Recordings
Rocktober is upon us. Here’s a guide to what shows to go to this month in and around Boston.
Tagged Animal Flag, aye nako, Beauty Pill, Bent Shapes, Blood Club, boston hassle, Brighton Music Hall, Built to Spill, Chance the Rapper, Christine Varriale, Coach and Sons, dinoczar, Dirty Dishes, Disipline, Eskimeaux, Fast Apple, FKA Cum Bong, Girlpool, gracie, Great Scott, Growwing Pains, House of Blues, IAN, joanna gruesome, Kal Marks, King of Cats, Krill, Kurt Vile, Left & Right, Meat Wave, Middle East, Middle East Club, Middle East Downstairs, Middle East Upstairs, Milk, Mina's World, Moor Mother Goddess, O'Briens, Paradise, peaches, Protomartyr, rachel hael, rocktober, Rye Pines, silent barn, Soft Fangs, The Channels, The Dirty Nil, Thighmaster, told slant, Ursula, Waxahatchee
Laura Stevenson has released “Jellyfish” from her upcoming album Cocksure.